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The Joy of Celebrating Trails Day 2024
May 14, 2024
Celebrate Trails Day 2024 was celebrated in all 50 states, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Our partners planned more than 240 celebrations.
Bronzeville Trail Task Force, Major Taylor Bike Club & The Misfits Cycling Club riding Chicago's Major Taylor Trail | Photo by Douglas Monieson
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Five Far-Out Trails for Viewing the 2024 Solar Eclipse
March 20, 2024
During the celestial spectacle on April 8, 2024, the moon will pass between the sun and Earth. Here are five trails to view this phenomenon.
Getting ready to view the total eclipse in 2017 | Photo by Scott Stark
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Seven Sensational New Rail-Trails to Celebrate in 2022
December 21, 2022
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is proud to showcase a handful of the new rail-trails that opened in 2022, bringing with them impactful changes.
Pennsylvania's Newtown Rail Trail ribbon cutting | Photo courtesy Bucks County Planning Commission
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5 Rail-Trails to Awe at the Architecture
September 30, 2022
No matter your architectural penchant—you’re sure to find a building to gawk at while traversing these rail-trail architecture highlights.
Monona Terrace along Wisconsin's Capital City State Trail | Photo courtesy Travel Wisconsin
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Top 10 Trails in Texas
February 25, 2021
Texas can be a great place to ride, walk, or roll along trails. Here is a top 10 list of our favorite trails.
Texas' Historic Battlefield Trail | Photo by Mark Lehmann
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Texas’ Historic Battlefield Trail
November 13, 2020
The Historic Battlefield Trail has become a catalyst for a burgeoning 428-mile trail network that will link the rich natural, cultural and historical resources of the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Historic Battlefield Trail | Photo by TrailLink user Christina Garza
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Tapping into Federal Funding: Five Trail Tales of Success
May 28, 2020
For nearly three decades, Transportation Alternatives (TA) has been the largest source of federal funding for trails and active transportation, providing more than $15 billion for more than 36,000 projects.
Flint Hills Trail State Park | Courtesy Kansas Tourism
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Trails Forecast: Resiliency and Repair
February 21, 2020
As natural disasters such as floods and tornados continue to increase across the country, trail managers are recognizing the need for new solutions to help mitigate the economic, environmental and infrastructural impacts and ensure long-term resiliency in their communities.
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A Closer Look: Connecting the Lower Rio Grande Valley by Trail
August 12, 2019
Caracara is the name of the trail system developing throughout Cameron County, Texas, and the Lower Rio Grande Valley—a project that Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is honored to count among its TrailNation™ portfolio.
Bikers on tour of Caracara Trails | Photo by John Faulk, Frontera Media